Toronto Pearson International Airport, or Toronto Pearson (IATA: YYZ, ICAO: CYYZ), is located 27 kilometres (17 mi)
northwest of downtown Toronto by road, in Mississauga, Ontario, and is Canada's busiest airport. In 2012, it handled 34.9
If you have not been to Toronto Pearson since January 2007 you will notice some major changes: The old square Terminal 1 has been
replaced, Terminal 2 is no longer used for passenger services, and Terminal 3 has had some major upgrades.
Pearson is the largest hub for Air Canada, making it a major Star Alliance hub airport. It is also a hub for passenger airlines
Air Canada Express, Air Transat, CanJet, Sunwing Airlines and WestJet, as well as cargo airline FedEx Express. The airport is
operated by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) as part of Transport Canada's National Airports System and is one of
eight Canadian airports with facilities for United States border preclearance. Toronto Pearson directly employs 106,000 people,
with an additional 80,000 people employed indirectly in the community.